The Risk Management Coordinator manages and coordinates organizational Risk Management activities to ensure optimum preventative risk management. The program's focus will be reduction of the hospital's exposure to litigation in an advisory capacity to management for the correction of those errors, establishing mechanisms for early substantiation of potentially litigious events, the preservation of evidence, verification of personal recollections and identification of defensible issues.
Bachelor's degree in nursing or other clinical healthcare degree is required.
Three (3) years experience in medical risk management or related field is required. Demonstrated knowledge of risk management principles and issues regarding patient safety and strong leadership qualities and ability to function as an effective change agent.
Must demonstrate ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with the Medical Staff, Department Leaders, and Hospital Staff throughout the facility. Must exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be capable of working independently and autonomously.
Position requires working knowledge of computer systems including Microsoft Excel and Health Information Management. Must be able to function effectively and meet deadlines timely.
Maintain current state clinical licensure and/or certifications relevant to position (e.g. RN state licensure). Certification as a Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) is preferred.
Community Health System